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  • Learning What Counts (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 8, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 272 views

    Paul had been trying to be righteous through works, and learned that he needed to approach God in a different way.

    Introduction: A. In April of 1988, the evening news told the story of a photographer who was a skydiver. 1. This skydiving photographer had jumped from a plane along with numerous other skydivers and filmed the group as they fell. 2. The film clip, taken by the skydiving photographer that was shown ...read more

  • Profit And Loss Phil. 3 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 18, 2019
     | 991 views

    We are searching for Joy in the journey this year and positioning ourselves to experience joy this year. Today we need to measure our lives in light of what is profitable for eternity and what is considered a temporary earthly loss.

    Funny Video: Michael Jr. (6 min) Series: Find Joy in the Journey in 2019 Thesis of series: Joy needs to be experienced in the journey of life! But Joy, like any other attitude, can come and go. It is not guaranteed simply because we are born again believers. We must put ourselves in the places ...read more

  • Five Pressing Desires In Christian Living Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jan 10, 2019
     | 1,414 views

    Paul gets a clear vision of Christ and abandon all that he was for (1) a Personal Knowledge of Christ (2) a Personal Position in Christ (3) the Personal Power of Christ (4) a Personal Perfection in Christ (5) a Personal Possession of Christ.

    Subject: Five Pressing Desires Text: Philippians 3:1-15 Introduction: Paul, who is the writer of our text, provides a plan for the Philippians Church as they move forward to become the best that they could be for Christ. Rather than be complacent with where they were, they needed to set their ...read more

  • The Seven Secrets Of Joy

    Contributed by Timothy Bokka on Nov 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,680 views

    Being joyful at all times

    This epistle was written by Paul when he was in prison, with iron fetters about his wrists; yet there is no iron in the epistle. It is full of light, life, love, and joy, blended with traces of sorrow, yet with a holy delight that rises above his grief.   —Charles Spurgeon, "Exposition of ...read more

  • How Will You Finish?

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Oct 13, 2018
     | 6,410 views

    When we accept Jesus as Lord there is an excitement. We want to save the world. But over time the world beats so many of us into silence. This message is about how the Apostle Paul refused to let circumstances keep him from finishing his race.

    The book of Philippians – The Back Story Roman Prison: The Tullianum (Keep) When we read scripture sometimes knowing the circumstances from which they were written can paint what we read in a totally different light. Paul’s letter to the Philippians is an excellent example of this. It’s common ...read more

  • To Know Christ And To Make Him Known

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 28, 2018
     | 4,602 views

    This little Creed is the essence of the life of a person who is truly born again. It is also the desire of a person who is truly born again.

    Let's stand together and say our memory Scripture for this Quarter ... 2 Timothy 2:11-13 “Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with Him, we will also live with Him; if we endure, we will also reign with Him. If we disown Him, He will also disown us; if we are faithless, He remains faithful, ...read more

  • Winning The Prize!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Sep 29, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,947 views

    "Why were the former days better than these?" You do not move ahead by constantly looking in a rear view mirror. The past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We must learn from the past but not live in the past

    WINNING THE PRIZE! Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV) Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14 I press toward the ...read more

  • Philippians-Confidence

    Contributed by Jim Caswell on Aug 28, 2017
     | 3,045 views

    Our confidence is found in Jesus.

    Title: Philippians-Confidence Place: BLCC Date: 7/23/17 Text: Philippians 3.1-11 CT: Our confidence is found in Jesus. [Screen 1] FAS: Writing in The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a CEO and business professor, had some surprising conclusions about self-confidence and ...read more

  • "Principle 4: Develop The Right Perspective" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Aug 8, 2017
     | 4,055 views

    Paul tells us what our perspective should be on the world, our Lord and ourselves.

    GODISNOWHERE - Which is it? "God is nowhere" or "God is now here?" It's all in how you look at things, isn't it? That's why Paul says we need to develop the right perspective if we're going to get life right. 1. How to look at the world - vs. 1-7 The world has its ideas about success. But as ...read more

  • Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,794 views

    Though we sometimes can't remember things and get frustrated, the Bible says forgetting some things is good.

    Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing Philippians. 3:1-16 1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe. 2Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation! ...read more

  • May I Be More Like Christ In The New Year

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Jan 3, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,216 views

    This is a New Year's message based on Philippians 3. Paul had looked back at his life in Judaism, and realized he still needed to be growing to become more like Christ.

    MAY I BE MORE LIKE CHRIST IN THE NEW YEAR! Philippians 3:2-14 Greenmount and O’Leary Churches of Christ January 01, 2016 Audio Link to this sermon: http://chirb.it/fsdJd1 INTRODUCTION: 1.) On this New Year’s Day we reflect on both the past and also the future. 2.) Because we ...read more

  • Joy To The World - A Study Of Philippians- Part 3 "Joy In Believing" Series

    Contributed by Randy Edwards on Dec 12, 2016
     | 2,993 views

    Part 3 of our Philippians study

    Joy to the world A study of Philippians Part 3 “Joy in Believing” Today we continue our study of the book of Philippians Paul’s letter of joy to the Church in the Macedonian in the city of Philippi Paul had spent time with the people there about 10 years before he wrote ...read more

  • Focused On The Faith Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Nov 16, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,647 views

    Paul exhorted the church to rejoice in the Lord, even though they faced adversity, and avoid false teaching. He also emphasized that works were not enough to secure salvation. If they remained focused on the faith, they could overcome in Christ.

    Focused on the Faith Philippians 3: 1-6 As we begin to discuss the third chapter of Philippians, it appears that Paul is seeking to begin concluding his thoughts to the church. While this may have been the beginning of his conclusion, he has quite a bit more to share with them. Following the ...read more

  • The Pursuit Of Excellence: "Finishing Life Well"

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 27, 2016
     | 1,741 views

    Some of the great people of faith in the Bible did not finish life well. They had downturns.

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, April 10, 2016 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter The Pursuit of Excellence: “Finishing Life Well!” [Part One] Philippians 3:1-11 A wise pastor once offered me this piece ...read more

  • Simple Faith Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 30, 2016
     | 2,371 views

    If you want the joy of your relationship with Christ back, beware of the legalists and simply believe in Christ. Stop trying to live up to someone's performance standards and simply trust Christ with your life.

    In our lawsuit-happy culture, American companies must go to great lengths to avoid lawsuits, and they do it by putting some of the strangest warning labels on their products. Every year, the Center for America sponsors the Wacky Warning Labels Contest, looking for what it calls “the most ...read more